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The #OvalChallenge an art collaboration with Patina Vaz Dias

Patina and I met at an exhibition in November 2016 where we were both showing our work. We got on well, as it sometimes happens, it just clicked :)  Patina draws and paints, her work is unlike anything I had seen before and I was immediately drawn to it. Check out her...

Pignatta – Nice

We (my hubby and me) went to Nice for our summer holiday, we would have stayed home, but they predicted more rain, so we booked a train from Antwerp to Nice and a nice place to stay via AirBnB, just for a few days. In the end the weather was great at home and it was...

Friday Find: M.OSS design

Today I want to share with you the work of a Netherlands-based designer Marcel OSSendrijver; M.OSS design. I think his lamps are just so light and pure. And somehow cute too.If you want to find out more head over to the facebook page of M.OSS...

Fridy Find – Esther Hörchner

Somewhere on the internet I came across a cute teacup. It made me smile instantly.It was by a design by a Dutch illustrator: Esther HörchnerThere are more cups, saucers spoons and teapots in this series named "blote meisjes" naked girls. Someone has been a sweet tooth...

Friday Find: MouseBlossom

Today I want to share with you the work of Yvonne de Jonge, the woman behind Mouseblossom. She has a great hand for drawing and her illustrations are so delicate and sweet. She uses her illustrations to decorate a variety of objects, like brooches in fabric and felt,...

Friday Find: MOTE

Today I want to share with you the creations by MOTE.  The woman behind MOTE is Annett Fischer, she creates together with her husband with felt and clay. They have something with lights and create them in any shape possible, both in felt and in clay. They also finds...

Spiders

This year we got unexceptionally many nests of little spiders in our garden. As any baby animal, even these are just so cute, all bundled up together in a ball. When something upsets their nest, they start crawling all over the place, such fun to...

Jane Goodall

Last Friday I was fortunate to be able to listen and meet Jane Goodall in real life. She visited the GaiaZoo in Kerkraden, the Netherlands. I had counted on listening, so when I had a change to speek a few words with her I went completely blank and just mumbled some...

Lapland day 4

We had set our alarm at 2 and 4 in the night to see if the skies had cleared, but no such luck, snow kept falling through the night. We had to say goodbye to Lapland without really seeing the Northern lights.After breakfast, it was time to say good bye to the new...